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Job summary

Main area
Surgery
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Other
37.5 hours per week (Various hours available)
Job ref
050-ACS917-0922
Employer
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Employer type
NHS
Site
Wrexham Maelor Hospital
Town
Wrexham
Salary
£20,758 - £21,318 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
05/10/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Health Care Support Worker

Band 2

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB)  North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and ‘Proud to Lead’ competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the “Disability Confident Employer” scheme. We also offer a number of family-friendly benefits, including childcare voucher schemes, work-life balance policies.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh.  Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

 

 

Job overview

SURGICAL DEPARTMENT

BAND 2 HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT – Mason WARD

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Surgical Directorate at Wrexham Maelor Hospital for a number of permanent part time / full time Band 2 Healthcare Assistants.

One interview will be conducted for all these positions.

Experience in an Acute Hospital setting would be an advantage, but training will be given.

Post – Full time / Part time

The position involves working within the Surgical Unit; this supports both emergency and elective patients’ on the surgical pathway.

The successful candidates will be required to work on an internal rotation contract within the ward environment. Applicants must have an approachable manner necessary to deal with patients and their relatives and desirable experience of a hospital environment. Applicants will work as part of a team of nurses on the ward and undertake patient care tasks under the direct or indirect supervision of a Registered General Nurse responsible for the patient’s management.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply. 

 

Main duties of the job

Assist the registered nurse/practitioner to deliver a high standard of holistic patient care, ensuring that the patients` dignity and equality is maintained at all times. 
Ensure the principles set out in the fundamentals of care are incorporated into daily practice to ensure high quality service for patients and clients
Assist the patients to maintain their own hygiene and personal appearance 
To perform duties within the plan of care delegated by a qualified practitioner, only for which he/she has the relevant training and assessment. 
Prepare ward/clinical area for receiving patients by ensuring area is generally clean and tidy – assist in maintaining the standards in the clinical area and report any untidiness/clutter to the appropriate person.
Assist in the admission of new patients into the department by preparing bed/trolley area, welcoming patient, directing to bed/other area, showing patient around the ward.

Working for our organisation

If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) North Wales, has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales . Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.

Enjoy being part of working with engaged leadership at all levels, and be assured we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and are proud to welcome applicants under the "Disability Confident Employer" scheme.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

Applications may be submitted in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click “Apply now” to view in Trac. 

Person specification

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Experience required to fulfil the requirements of the post.
  • Experience of dealing with the public
Desirable criteria
  • Previous clinical experience

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills
  • Level 2 in health and social care or equivalent experience
Desirable criteria
  • Completion of all Wales Induction Framework

Values

Essential criteria
  • Additional demonstrable qualities that may be beneficial to the role, e.g. care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment
  • Demonstrate a commitment to working consistently in line with our Organisational Values, and enabling others within the workforce to do so to as evidenced in day to day work and through discussion at PADR

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Welsh language skills are desirable

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Ruth Leighton
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
Ruth.Leighton@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone number
03000 847382
Additional information

Sharon Ellis

PA to the Surgical Matrons

Tel: 01978 727226

 

 

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